CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago police officer killed in the line of duty will be remembered next weekend for her love of animals.
Ella French was known for helping Chicago strays while on-duty with CPD.
She was shot and killed during a traffic stop last August.
She was just 29 years old.
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Her mother, Elizabeth French, joined ABC7 Chicago Monday morning to talk about her daughter and the Anti-Cruelty Society's Bark Fundraiser coming up on May 21.
Rain or shine, thousands of animal lovers and their dogs will spend a fun morning raising funds and awareness for the Anti-Cruelty Society.
That happens from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Stadium Green at Soldier Field.